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  • International Security Intern

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    The International Security Department at Chatham House is looking for a motivated, well organised and reliable self-starter with a demonstrable knowledge of and interest in international security to support its current projects and activities.

    International Security Research at Chatham House covers major themes in international security, including international treaty regimes, non-proliferation, WMD threats and cyber security; more information can be found https://www.chathamhouse.org/research/topics/international-peace-security

     Applicants should have a graduate or post-graduate qualification in a related discipline, proven interest in the Department’s research areas, experience in an administrative role, and excellent communication, inter-personal, organisation, writing and IT skills.

     This is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into one of the world's leading foreign affairs think tanks and be part of a growing research area. The successful applicant will be an integral part of the team and will be able to gain valuable experience across all areas of the Department’s work. 

    The placement will be for a period of three months, starting in April 2018.

    Please state your availability in your application.

    Other information

    We are an equal opportunities employer who supports diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We therefore welcome applicants of all backgrounds, regardless of their status.

    Chatham House is consistently ranked as one of the world’s leading policy institutes. Based in London, with a full-time staff of over 160 - and with a network of 150 associate fellows - we provide rigorous and independent analysis on how to build a sustainably secure, prosperous and justice world.

    Please note that the internship is an unpaid position. The internship is for three months. Although flexible, we are ideally looking for someone who is able to commit on a part-time basis, equivalent three days per week. Please state your availability in your cover letter. Travel expenses to and from work within London (zones 1-6) will be reimbursed for the days worked. Lunch will be provided in the staff canteen.

    Right to work

    Applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK.